| Mar 2, 2015
| 8:43 PM
Huntley needed to look no further than last Thursday's comeback win over Rockford Boylan in the Class 4A Rockford Guilford Sectional finals to know that the Red Raiders could overcome a late deficit.
They erased a seven-point deficit en route to the win...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 5:35 PM
Gov. Bruce Rauner drew big applause three weeks ago when he rolled out his vision of making the University of Illinois the best college in the country, but those cheers turned to jeers the other day when he proposed cutting public university spending by...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 2:20 PM
Last week, Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a 2015-16 state budget that trimmed funding for state universities.
The reaction of university bigwigs?
Jack up tuition and protect the bureaucracy at all costs. And I mean at all costs.
Look no further than the...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 4:23 PM
An Illinois State University student from Crystal Lake died Tuesday morning in a central Illinois hospital after being struck by a car Saturday, authorities in Normal said.
Benjamin Allison, 20, a Crystal Lake South High School graduate and an ISU...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 3:56 PM
An Illinois State University student from Crystal Lake is on life support in a downstate hospital after he was struck by a car, according to family friends.
Benjamin Allison, 20, a Crystal Lake South High School graduate and an ISU sophomore, has not...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 2:22 PM
Pleasantdale Elementary District 107 has a new leader.
Dave Palzet, who has been an administrator in Wilmette District 39 for the past three years, has been chosen as the next superintendent. Pleasantdale School Board members Feb. 18 unanimously...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:16 PM
Perhaps it’s accurate to say that an excess of talent is responsible for the most recent success of Glendale Community College product Collin Keoshian.
The Santa Clarita Valley resident and one-time Vaqueros standout has enjoyed a breakthrough...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:07 AM
Illinois universities can legally grow industrial hemp now, but it may be a while before seeds are planted.
A new law, effective Jan. 1, allows state institutions with four-year agriculture degrees to research hemp with a license from the Illinois...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 1:40 PM
A Glenview teenager was among 83 winners of this year’s Girl Scout Gold Award in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area.
The award is the most prestigious national honor for the Girl Scouts.
Alyson Ford, 18, of Troop 4362, received the award...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 2:51 PM
Mark W. Johnson was a Villa Park police officer and deputy chief who spent 15 years as a board member and board president of DuPage High School District 88.
He was the west suburban department's first officer for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:13 PM
Brock Spack is being rewarded for a historic Illinois State football season.
The Redbirds head coach on Tuesday landed a contract extension through 2021 and a raise that puts his salary at $300,000 beginning with the 2015 season.
Illinois State went...